Advocating for both Environmental and Clinical Approaches to Control Human Strongyloidiasis

@article{Beknazarova2016AdvocatingFB,
  title={Advocating for both Environmental and Clinical Approaches to Control Human Strongyloidiasis},
  author={Meruyert Beknazarova and H. Whiley and K. Ross},
  journal={Pathogens},
  year={2016},
  volume={5}
}
  • Meruyert Beknazarova, H. Whiley, K. Ross
  • Published 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Pathogens
  • Strongyloidiasis is an underestimated disease caused by the soil-transmitted parasite of the genus Strongyloides. It is prevalent in socioeconomically disadvantaged communities and it is estimated that global infection could be as high as 370 million people. This paper explores current methods of strongyloidiasis treatment, which rely on administration of anthelminthic drugs. However these drugs cannot prevent reinfection and drug resistance has already been observed in veterinary models. This… CONTINUE READING
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